Understanding Aboriginal Child Protection/Removal Matters

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This fact sheet describes in plain language what Aboriginal parents and their communities can do in Aboriginal child protection cases.

BC law says that:

  • if any child is at risk, they must be removed from their home, and
  • Aboriginal cultural ties are important to the well-being of Aboriginal children.

The fact sheet also provides space for parents to write down the important details of their case.

See also: Understanding Delegated Aboriginal Agencies, Understanding Court Orders and Hearings, Understanding the Extended Family Program, and Understanding Child Protection Mediation for Aboriginal Families.

Find out more about Aboriginal legal rights in BC on the Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC website.

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